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I Love Kung Fu

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    I Made It. I Owe Thanks To Wing Chun Among Other Things

    I made a small breakthrough in my training as far as confidence goes(and my shyness). last tuesday,was my first time back training with unfortunately some new self harm cuts. I hid that well.anyhow back to the point. so my Sifu asks me to do the third form and he smiles while...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 14, 2010

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    My Life Begun When I Started Wing Chun.

           I went through probably what most kids go through in elementary school and high school,bullies and the effects of being bullied. Anyhow lets skip the pity story,so yes I have suffered from extreme low self esteem and all those basic qualities...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F Apr 27, 2009

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    The 4 Elements

    kungfu and fighting in general taught me many things taught me many things, but ima focus on the four elements today. i use nature as the basis to most things even to rate progression.1.Fire: motivation will power passion this is the basis of everything u do before u start...
    klegend0 klegend0 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Northern Praying Mantis

    OK I'm 13 and I'm going to be joining a northern praying mantis kung fu program. I'm really excited so if anyone wants to post any tips, advice or experiences with this style please email me or post a comment thank you!
    samchi12312 samchi12312 13-15, M Nov 3, 2009

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    I Miss Bruce Lee

    The martial arts were a big part of my life growing up. My father and uncle were both proficient in Karate and Judo, so it was natural for me to follow in their steps. After starting out at a young age in those two arts, I started to venture out into others, to see what they had...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M May 18, 2009

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    Shao Lin Kung Fu

             
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 7, 2010

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    Hong Luck Kung Fu Club

    I recently joined the Hong Luck school of kung fu. I am currently studying do pai and choi lee fut styles.  These styles would remind one of classic hun gar (tiger) style.  I also have studied "temple" kung fu which is a modern synthesis of 5 animals and...
    CraigC CraigC 46-50 1 Response Feb 25, 2009

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    Not Very On Topic But My Kung Fu Has Made This Resolve.

    I have been training for 5 years and I have been shy for as long as I can remmember. I have been a timid,fearful person from being bullied and even teared my skin and self harmed. from my training I have realized how many years of my life has been wasted due to my fear and...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    I Would Like...

    I would like to learn kung fu.
    callmebill callmebill 51-55 Nov 2, 2012

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    Hmmm, I wanted to say watching all the kung fu

    films/ martial arts films and learning discipline through the teachings of Martians arts, have stupendously helped me become the person that is feared by many I know and meet everyday. Intriguing, since then I've decided to learn all the cool parts of every culture known to man...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Kung Fu

    I joined Wing Chun Kung Fu last year, and I'm absolutely loving it!!! Here's a fact I'll bet you didn't know, Wing Chun Kung Fu is one of the first martial arts that Bruce Lee trained in when he was a teenager. The Wing Chun Kung Fu system was developed by a woman, so you know...
    kungfugirl kungfugirl 26-30, F 7 Responses May 9, 2008

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    Learning From Kung-fu

        now I understand. When my Sifu told my father that if I would come home and seem distraught that,that was normal. He realized this before I did..that I have come to a point where I am facing something I have hid from...the idea that I could be confident. That...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    I Love to Train

        I love wing chun and I love to train at my kwoon! I really like that the Kwoon is not commercialized but a friend of a friend kind of place to everyone there are close. it creates a nice 'family' type of feeling towards each other and anyone that breaks that...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F May 12, 2009

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    Great Show From the 70s.

    This show got a lot of people into the martial arts. It's quite good on the philosophy too. If you missed it,it's on YouTube.
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 25, 2008

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    The One Inch Punch..

    I remember the time I did my first proper one inch punch.. The stance was important...the feet rooted tot he ground like a tree..my hand just in front of my rib..at my midpoint..relaxed..no tension....I felt the energy transfer via my feet..ankles..knees hips..abs chest..back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 17, 2010

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